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  • NATO bolsters defenses against Russia with air, sea patrols

    Date: 2014-04-17 08:25:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:672805

    WASHINGTON, April 17 (MENA) - NATO bolstered the defense of frontline member states in eastern Europe, recommitting to its original mission of fending off Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin’s menace to Ukraine, Bloomberg news ....

  • Sergei Lavrov goes to Geneva to attend four-party meeting on Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-17 07:58:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:672722

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov goes to Geneva to attend quadripartite meeting on Ukraine, delegation source reported. The foreign ministers of Russia, the United States, European Union and representatives of the ....

  • Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's Navy

    Date: 2014-04-17 07:31:21 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:20 - ID:672660

    BANGKOK, April 17 (MENA) - Thai authorities have charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from Myanmar, ABC News reported Thursday. The journalists appeared at a court ....

  • Japan PM offers sympathy to South Korea ferry disaster victims

    Date: 2014-04-17 07:11:18 GMT - Japan - World - SN:17 - ID:672615

    TOKYO, April 17 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister offered "heartfelt sympathy" on Thursday to those affected by the ferry disaster in South Korea, in a rare moment of detente between the feuding neighbors, Kyodo news paper reported. Divers were ....

  • China offers condolences to S. Korea over ferry disaster

    Date: 2014-04-17 06:25:00 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:672583

    SEOUL, April 17 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sent his condolences to the victims of a ferry sinking in South Korea that left at least eight dead and about 288 of the 475 people aboard still missing, Yonhap reported quoting an official ....

  • S. Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues

    Date: 2014-04-17 06:05:06 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:672547

    SEOUL, April 17 (MENA) - Emergency services are continuing to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 people sank off South Korea, BBC reported on Thursday. Officials say 179 people have been rescued. Most of the ....

  • Kerry to discuss Ukranian, Syrian crises in Geneva

    Date: 2014-04-17 05:13:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:672527

    WASHINGTON, April 17 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry left for Geneva for talks on the situation in Ukraine and the Syrian crisis. Kerry will meet with his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts, EU foreign and security affairs official ....

  • Fox Poll: Most Americans think Obama lies

    Date: 2014-04-17 04:49:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:672520

    WASHINGTON, April 17 (MENA) - President Barack Obama has lost the trust of most Americans: a new poll shows that about six in 10 voters think he lies on important issues some or most of the time. The Fox News poll found that 37 percent think the ....

  • 60 Ukrainian servicemen side with protesters in Slavyansk

    Date: 2014-04-16 22:26:05 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:167 - ID:672458

    KIEV, April 16 (MENA) - About 60 Ukrainian servicemen from the crews of armored combat vehicles sent to the town of Kramatorsk as part of a military operation to quell federalization protests in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday sided with protesters, ....

  • NATO chief hopes for success of Geneva talks on Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-16 22:12:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:166 - ID:672452

    BRUSSELS, April 16 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen expressed hope on Wednesday that an international four-party meeting in Geneva on the situation in Ukraine, involving Russia, Ukraine, the United States and the European Union ....

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